December 5th, 1906
Woman poisoned: Vrzal, Mrs. Rosie, 44, yrs., died, home, 1536 W. 50th St., from poison supposed to have been self administered. Herman Sizek, alias Herman Billik, alias Prof. Herman, arrested and held by coroner's jury Jan. 4, 1907, charged with her murder and that of five others of her family - Martin, (husband) Mary, 20 yrs., Lillie, 22 yrs, Rose, 14 yrs., and Ella, 12 yrs., 20th P. 8-11-09 sentenced to to hang. Sentence confirmed by Supreme Court Feb. 20, 1908. Sentence commuted to Life in Joliet Pen.